LLM (Master of Laws) Programme

LLM Modules

The modules in LLM programme have varying methods of delivery and assessment. For more details of each module, including weekly contact hours, module syllabus and assessment, please follow the link in each module title in the table below.

The taught modules offered on the LLM programme vary from year to year. Please note that modules are subject to cancellation and module convenors may change. Applicants and offer-holders are therefore advised to check this site regularly for further updates following publication in March, and prior to the start of the programme in September.

Module Dates and Term Dates

The term(s) in which each module is taught is indicated in the list below. The timetables for individual modules will be available at the end of August, where they will be published in the list below.

For details of teaching term dates and key programme dates for the forthcoming academic session please refer to the Programme Calendar.

Further information:

Modules in 2017-18

The taught modules listed below will be offered by UCL Laws in the 2017-18 academic year.

** denotes that the module will contain tutorials. Tutorials will be notified at the start of the academic year.

Module Name Credits Term Day, Time
Access to Justice: Theory and Practice (LAWSG175A) 15 1 Mon, 16:00-18:00
Alternative Dispute Resolution (LAWSG094) 30 1 & 2 Thur, 11:00-13:00
Aspects of National Security Law (LAWSG171) 15 1 Fri, 16:00-18:00
Banking Law (LAWSG032) 30 1 & 2 Wed, 16:00-18:00
Bioethics Governance (LAWSG176) 30 1 & 2 Thu, 14:00-16:00
Carriage of Goods by Sea (LAWSG093) 30 1 & 2 Tue, 14:00-16:00
Commercial Remedies (LAWSG185) 30 1 & 2 Mon, 14:00-16:00
Company Law (LAWSG040) 30 1 & 2 Fri, 16:00-18:00 **
Comparative Copyright and Design Law (LAWSG188) 30 1 & 2 Wed, 11:00-13:00
Comparative Constitutional Law (LAWSG128) 15 2 Thur, 11:00-13:00
Corporate Governance in the US and UK (LAWSG129) 15 2 Tue, 9:00-11:00
Comparative Human Rights Law (LAWSG068) 30 1 & 2 Fri, 11:00-13:00
Comparative Human Rights Law I (LAWSG068A) 15 1 Fri, 11:00-13:00
Comparative Human Rights Law II (LAWSG068B) 15 2 Fri, 11:00-13:00
Competition Law and Intellectual Property Rights (LAWSG158) 15 1 Tue, 16:00-18:00
Competition Law (EU and UK) (LAWSG015) 30 1 & 2 Mon, 18:00-20:00
Constitutional and Institutional Law of the EU (LAWSG008) 15 1 Tue, 16:00-18:00
Constitutional Theory (LAWSG139) 15 1 Fri, 14:00-16:00
Contemporary Aspects of Intellectual Property (LAWSG187) 15 2 Tue, 14:00-16:00
Corporate Finance (LAWSG103) 30 1 & 2 Tue, 18:00-20:00 **
Corporations, Global Business and Environmental Protection (LAWSG184) 15 2 Thu, 14:00-16:00
Criminal Process and Human Rights (LAWSG154) 30 1 & 2 Mon, 11:00-13:00
Cross-Border Mergers and Acquisitions (LAWSG077) 30 1 Mon, 11:00-13:00 & Thur, 11:00-13:00 **
Economics in Competition Law and Practice, The Role of (LAWSG102) 15 2 Tue, 18:00-20:00
EU Contract Law (LAWSG170) 15 1 Tue, 11:00-13:00
EU Trade and External Relations Law (LAWSG166) 30 1 & 2 Thu, 16:00-18:00
European Labour Rights in an International Context (LAWSG119) 30 1 & 2 Tue, 14:00-16:00
Foundations and Principles of International Law (LAWSG174) 30 1 & 2 Tue, 16:00-18:00
Future of Legal Practice, The (LAWSG168) 30 1 & 2 Tue, 9:00-11:00
Gender, Law and the State: Current Legal Issues (LAWSG027) 30 1 & 2 Thu, 14:00-16:00
Global Competition Litigation (LAWSG046) 15 2 Tue, 16:00-18:00
Human Rights at Work (LAWSG140) 15 2 Tue, 9:00-11:00
Human Rights in Europe (LAWSG152) 30 1 & 2 Wed, 11:00-13:00
Human Rights in Europe I: Theory and Practice of the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) (LAWSG152A) 15 1 Wed, 11:00-13:00
Human Rights in Europe II: European Union and Human Rights (LAWSG152B) 15 2 Wed, 11:00-13:00
Insurance Law (excluding Marine Insurance) (LAWSG041) 30 1 & 2 Thu, 18:00-20:00
International and Commercial Trusts Law (LAWSG134) 30 1 & 2 Tue, 11:00-13:00
International and Comparative Secured Transactions (LAWSG101) 30 1 & 2 Mon, 18:00-20:00
International and European Refugee Law (LAWSG122) 15 1 Fri, 9:00-11:00 **
International Arbitration (LAWSG069) 30 1 & 2 Mon, 14:00-16:00 **
International Commercial Litigation (LAWSG022) 30 1 & 2 Thu, 14:00-16:00 **
International Energy Law (LAWSG086) 30 1 & 2 Tue, 11:00-13:00
International Environmental Law  (LAWSG028A) 15 2 Tue, 9:00-11:00
International Human Rights Law (LAWSG030) 30 1 & 2 Tue, 11:00-13:00
International Humanitarian Law  (LAWSG056B) 15 2 Thur, 11:00-13:00
International Law of Foreign Investment (LAWSG088) 30 1 & 2 Mon, 14:00-16:00
International Trade Law (LAWSG050) 30 1 & 2 Mon, 16:00-18:00 **
Introduction to the International Law of the Sea (LAWSG127) 15 1 Tue, 9:00-11:00
Jeremy Bentham and the Utilitarian Tradition (LAWSG021) 30 1 & 2 Wed, 11:00-13:00
Jeremy Bentham and the Utilitarian Tradition A (LAWSG021A) 15 1 Wed, 11:00-13:00
Jurisprudence and Legal Theory (LAWSG025) 30 1 & 2 Fri, 11:00-13:00
Jurisprudence and Legal Theory (LAWSG025A) 15 1 Fri, 11:00-13:00
Law and Ethics (LAWSG141) 15 2 Thu, 16:00-18:00
Law and Governance of Global Health (LAWSG142) 15 2 Wed, 16:00-18:00
Law and Policy of Climate Change (LAWSG181) 30 1 & 2 Thu, 9:00-11:00
Law and Policy of International Courts and Tribunals (LAWSG076) 30 1 & 2 Mon, 11:00-13:00
Law of Patents (LAWSG189) 30 1 & 2 Thu, 16:00-18:00
Law of Treaties (LAWSG178) 30 1 & 2 Tue, 14:00-16:00
Law, Economics and Society: The Foundations of Capitalism  (LAWSG042) 15 1 Mon 16:00-18:00
Legal Aspects of International Finance (LAWSG033) 30 1 & 2 Mon 18:15-20:15 **
Legal Needs and Legal Assistance (LAWSG183) 15 2 Tue, 11:00-13:00
Machinery of Environmental Protection: Institutions, Governance and Regulation, The (LAWSG004) 15 1 Tue, 14:00-16:00
Marine Insurance Law (LAWSG092) 30 1 & 2 Fri, 16:00-18:00
Modern Advocacy and Classical Rhetoric (LAWSG136) 15 2 Mon, 11:00-13:00
Principles of Civil Justice (LAWSG160) 30 1 & 2 Thu, 9:00-11:00
Prison: Ideology, Policy and Law (LAWSG083) 15 1 Tue, 14:00-16:00
Regulation and Tort (LAWSG145) 15 1 Fri, 14:00-16:00
Regulation of Financial Markets (LAWSG080) 30 1 & 2 Fri, 11:00-13:00
Religion, State and Law (LAWSG161) 15 1 Tue, 9:00-11:00
Restitution of Unjust Enrichment (LAWSG108) 30 1 & 2 Thu, 9:00-11:00
Trade Marks and Unfair Competition in the UK, Europe and the United States (LAWSG186) 30 1 & 2 Mon, 11:00-13:00
Use of Force in International Law (LAWSG056A) 15 1 Thur, 11:00-13:00
World Trade Organisation and Trade Linkages in the World Trade Organisation, The (LAWSG013) 30 1 & 2 Wed, 16:00-18:00